KBA v. Jennifer Sue Whitlock
Suspended 30 days
Date Rendered: 12/18/2008
All sitting; all concur. A client retained the attorney to file a bankruptcy petition. The petition was never filed and the client subsequently learned the attorney no longer worked at the law firm. The attorney initially defended herself in the disciplinary proceeding, but failed to respond to subsequent requests for additional information from bar counsel. The Supreme Court adopted the Board’s recommendation of a 30-day suspension, ordered the attorney to refund the client’s fee and to submit to mental health-related supervision to be approved by the KBA’s Lawyer Assistance Program.
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